You Can Paint Too

Learning to paint is a richly rewarding and versatile skill which once mastered, can be a source of endless pleasure and satisfaction. Everyone is a born artist. The art of painting is not reserved only for those who have been taught. It is for those who are determined to paint.

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My Art Studio

Over the years I have used several places/spaces as a painting studio. I started off by using the corner of the room I shared with my twin sister in the late 90’s. I had just discovered Oil paints and I was painting like crazy. I have used the top of the kitchen table, the dining table and a garage. The places used could change but the art stays the same because the artist does not change.

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What You Need To Start Your 1st Painting

Painting is a very rewarding and versatile skill which can be mastered by anyone who’s determined to paint. I am in no way an expert in the field of fine art. As a medic I appreciate that I am a big stranger in this field but yet again I believe art is medicine and medicine is art.  Still waiting for someone who can prove me wrong on that!

I have a passion for the arts and painting in particular. This has been the main motivating force in my life as an artist and painter. I have discovered that the more I paint, the better I get; and I know this can apply to anyone else.

 

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How To Use Acrylic Paint

Acrylic paint is one of the most versatile paints around and is simply awesome...but it is also notorious for drying up very quickly. This can both destroy your brushes and lead to the wasting of your paints.Unlike using Oil paint, for you to use Acrylic paint effectively and to get the best out of it you need some tips to guide you.

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Butterfly Series

I recently made a series of paintings of butterflies that caught my interest. They are part of the things that have kept my mind (and soul) busy. I have always been fascinated by the lightness and freedom of butterflies. They are so lightweight and yet very beautiful.

I enjoyed highlighting the differences that existed in their patterns. I also made Butterfly cards which are good unique gifts to give a loved one this valentine.

As time goes on I would be adding more of the butterflies here. Currently I am offering free shipping on all the items in my Etsy Shop there you would find different types of paintings made with different media and different sizes.

All the best.

SALE...Blank ACEO Canvases

I recently added a newlisting in my shop and it is for 15 blank ACEO canvases cut to the size of 2.5" x 3.5". With it you get 15 more for FREE. I cut them from heavy weight superior cloth of medium grain surface that has been triple coated with two coats of highly pigmented primer and one coat of acid free sizing.

Nkolika Anyabolu

INDIVIDUALLY HAND CUT BY AN ARTIST FOR ARTISTS

CUT FROM 8OZ WINSOR AND NEWTON CANVAS.

PERFECT FOR AMATEUR AND PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS.

READY TO BE PAINTED ON.

IDEAL FOR USE WITH OIL, ALKYD AND ACRYLIC PAINTS.

PRODUCES VERY BRIGHT PAINTINGS.

The size is perfect for trying out new techniques (including heavy application of colour) without having to waste paint. They can be used as they are or mounted on mounting boards.

It is perfect for every budding artist who loves to experiment.  Are you an experienced artist? Or are you thinking seriously about painting or being an artist? These are perfect to start with. It is available in my Etsy shop and it comes with free worldwide shipping.